Mitch’s Mock “Little Turtle” Soup

Posted September 23, 2010 by admin
Served at HUFF 2000

  • Ready Time :
    0 min

Servings

12 quarts

Ingredients

  • 6 pounds ground chuck (or ground turkey)
  • 1 - 48 ounce can of V8 juice
  • 8 tablespoons dried onion
  • 2 tablespoons celery seed
  • 2 lemons (unpeeled)
  • 1 - 14 ounce bottle of catsup
  • 1/2 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 4 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 8 stalks celery
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 1/2 pounds cabbage (yes cabbage)
  • 7 tablespoons of mixed spices (some combination of garlic, whole cloves, thyme, allspice, chopped and ground)
  • 6 carrots
  • 2 1/2 cups distilled vinegar
  • 5 - 15 ounce cans of tomatoes
  • 8 tablespoons Worchester sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons kitchen bouquet
  • bunch of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 8 hard cooked eggs (sliced)

Directions

Tie all spices in a cheesecloth bag.
Use a blender to chop veggies.
Put a ½ can tomatoes in with each blender of veggies.
Run blender on #5 speed. Mix all ingredients in large pot.
Cover and simmer 4 hours.
Discard spice bag.

Add sliced eggs and chopped parsley when serving, after soup has cooled some.

From Lineardog and made by Mitch Harper’s sister, Kris Bowers

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